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Fridge Flash — The Safety Boxes

July 6, 2020

The following story is by six-year-old Jean. If you have a budding writer under the age of 12 in your home, we’d love to read their stories. Submit them on Submittable through Fridge Flash form.

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The Safety Boxes

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Jean is from Kentucky and is going into the first grade. She enjoys: playing card games, hanging with out with her little sister, playing in her playhouse, and talking to her best friend Lea.

 

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The SmokeLong Quarterly Award for Flash Fiction

Deadline November 15!

The SmokeLong Quarterly Award for Flash Fiction (The Smokey) is a biennial competition that celebrates and compensates excellence in flash. The grand prize winner of The Smokey is automatically nominated for The Best Small Fictions, The Pushcart, Best of the Net, and any other prize we deem appropriate. In addition to all this love, we will also pay the grand prize winner $2500. Second place: $1000. Third place $500. Finalists: $100. All finalists and placers will be published in the special competition issue in December 2022.